Civil War Officers Saddle Blanket #15242

Civil War officers saddle blanket

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Civil War Officers Saddle Blanket #1524

This wonderful and extremely rare Civil War period shabraque, or saddle blanket is made for either a McClellan or Whitman type saddle, in navy blue wool with piping around the edges. The underside is a heavy cloth, with cotton batting filling, approximately 48 x 32”. As you can see the aged condition of this piece is why most did not survive the war as they were heavily used every day.  Very rare piece of a original Civil War relic.  Framed so you can see the front and back side. As is condition.

You would pay $1,000++ just for the framing  Museum framing with UV acrylic # 15242

Historical Americana Co